YouTube Music Finally Adds Sonos Speaker Integration

YouTube Music is finally available on Sonos speakers through the Sonos app. Anyone with a YouTube Music Premium or YouTube Premium subscription can now play their songs, albums, and playlists on a Sonos smart speaker. YouTube Music offers several different selections of curated music for Sonos speakers, too. The Recommended list gives suggestions based on […]

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Lord of the Rings Director Peter Jackson Will Oversee the Upcoming Beatles Documentary ‘Let It Be’

Director Peter Jackson of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fame will be directing a new documentary about the Beatles. The film has no official title right now.  But it’s being referred to as Let It Be due to the source material. Jackson will take 55 hours of never-released footage from the band’s 1969 studio […]

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard return with “Cyboogie”: Stream

Australian psych rock champions King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard return today with a brand new single called “Cyboogie”. Take a listen below via its retro lo-fi video directed by Jason Galea. “Cyboogie” marks the band’s first new music since releasing five full-length albums in 2017. Last year, they waxed nostalgic by reissuing some of […]

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Cage the Elephant announce new album, Social Cues, share “Ready to Let Go”: Stream

Everyone’s favorite Kentucky rockers, Cage the Elephant, have announced a new album, Social Cues, due out April 19th through RCA. They’ve also broken off the first single, “Ready to Let Go”. Social Cues serves as the group’s fifth full-length since forming in 2006. It follows Cage the Elephant’s Grammy-winning Tell Me I’m Pretty from 2015, as well […]

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Police identify persons of interest in Jussie Smollett attack, asking for public’s help

Chicago police have potential persons of interest in the brutal attack on Empire star Jussie Smollett and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them. Smollett, who is openly gay, was the alleged victim of a hate crime in the early morning hours of Tuesday morning in downtown Chicago. The 36-year-old actor told police […]

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James Gunn in talks to direct new Suicide Squad film

The new Suicide Squad film appears to have found its director, and WB didn’t have to look very far. James Gunn, who was already brought on to write the script, is “in talks” to direct, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project is currently titled simply The Suicide Squad, and under Gunn’s guidance, is being described as a […]

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Release date for The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep bumped up

Back in December, Mike Flanagan wrapped work on Doctor Sleep, his highly anticipated sequel to Stephen King’s The Shining. Seeing how that was more than a year before its January 2020 release date, it was only a matter of “when” it might get bumped up. That day is today. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has […]

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Maroon 5 Cancels Its Super Bowl Halftime Press Conference as Boycott Petition Crosses 112,000

Maroon 5 is still going ahead with its Super Bowl Halftime Show, but the group has canceled its gaggle with reporters. The NFL announced the cancellation earlier this morning amidst a growing level of protest.   Instead of the usual press conference with the performers, the NFL will be using the time to show behind-the-scenes footage. […]

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PledgeMusic Cofounder Benji Rogers Returns to Help Clean Up the Payments Mess

PledgeMusic has been giving artists the run around for months about payments. Now co-founder Benji Rogers is returning to help straighten out the mess. Rogers announced yesterday that he is returning to the company he helped found on a voluntary basis.  He will be serving as an unremunerated strategic advisor and board observer. Rogers left PledgeMusic […]

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Warner Music Group Dials Into Turkey With a Dogan Group Partnership

Warner Music Group has officially announced a deal with Istanbul-based Doğan Group. The group owns Doğan Music Company, which is the largest independent record label in Turkey. DMC will work to distribute Warner Music’s physical products in Turkey and represent the catalog to Turkish digital music platforms. DMC also owns NetD, which is one of the most […]

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